We made the official start yesterday and are now ploughing on through Europe, currently stopped at a campsite in Romania.
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Wish us luck!
First and foremost, now seems like a good time to say thanks to everyone who helped and supported us throughout this project. In particular, Mike’s uncle Brian without whom this rebuild would not have happened. But also to everyone else who gave their advice and time.
Continue reading We’re ready now…
We had a bit of trouble finding someone who would repair the fuel tank properly. Several leaks were found, but it’s all repaired and tested now.
Continue reading Taking Shape
After what feels like an eternity of body work, painting and other time consuming (but important) jobs, we’re finally putting the car back together. The turning point came when we dropped the engine in.
Continue reading Progress at Last
I mentioned in the About Us section that my Grandad once had a Herald he managed to put on it’s roof, I though’t I’d share some pictures I have here.
Continue reading Grandad’s Herald
A bit of a change for the blog, as this post isn’t about our car or trip. On October 18th 1958, a team from Standard-Triumph departed Cape Town. Their intention was to drive two pre-production Heralds (then known under the code-name “Zobo”) to Tangier.
Continue reading December 16th 1958